If you’re choosing the 2019 Volkswagen Scirocco over the almost an identical Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as well skip right to the 2019 Volkswagen Scirocco. You get a a lot better powertrain and more refined suspension, nicer inside materials, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Efficiency Version package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, however the 2019 Volkswagen Scirocco occurs to be one in every of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Volkswagen Scirocco provides ruggedness and high towing capacity that only this kind of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction if you want it most.
The 2019 Volkswagen Scirocco, however, also has some flaws commonly associated with this type of car. Cargo area is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of fuel. We’re additionally not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2019 Volkswagen Scirocco’s ride and driving experience start to fall consistent with extra modern autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d advocate trying out the 2019 Volkswagen Scirocco’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a standard body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has the next maximum towing capacity and superior cargo house and it is throughout a more refined and upscale car.
The optional Enhanced Driver Alert bundle provides forward collision warning with low-speed automated braking, automatic excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package deal provides an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common storage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting fashions at further price. Non-compulsory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package deal with a unique axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Volkswagen Scirocco are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Volkswagen Scirocco additionally affords power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Volkswagen Scirocco fresh by adding a budget-conscious Standard Edition Worth Package deal in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embody the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Volkswagen Scirocco, which pushes the 2019 Volkswagen Scirocco into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and might be had in long wheelbase Suburban kind as properly, normally at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colours accessible for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.